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Hey,

I'm wondering what'll be better. An ASUS Radeon HD 6950 DirectCU II 1GB or a ASUS GTX 560 Ti DirectCU II 1GB? I won't be using CF/SLI, so it's a single card only setup. The case will be the SilverStone Raven RV02B-EW.

From what I've seen the 6950 is a bit better than the 560 Ti, is this the case? I'm wondering which will be quieter and which will OC best? Both are $250 AU.
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I would go with the 6950, and why not get the RV03?

Both are good cards and overclock great. Bascially depends on what your gonna do from this point on. Multi-Monitors go with the 6950, Nvidia 3d well.. the 560.

The 6950 beats the 560 in frames, although the 560 has better tessellation. I believe the 6950 is quieter too, but not sure about this one so don't quote me .
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I would go with the 6950, and why not get the RV03?

Both are good cards, bascially depends on what your gonna do from this point on. Multi Monitors go with the 6950, Nvidia 3d well.. the 560.

The 6950 beats the 560 in frames, although the 560 has better tessellation.
Well, I won't be doing 3D nor will I be doing a multi-monitor setup.

The RV02B has three 180mm fans at the bottom whereas the RV03 only has two. Plus the RV03 has low feedback, the RV02B has really high feedback.
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raven3 is good, it's tight to work in but it's a good case to work in once you get the hang of it. Very good cable management.
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Well, I won't be doing 3D nor will I be doing a multi-monitor setup.

The RV02B has three 180mm fans at the bottom whereas the RV03 only has two. Plus the RV03 has low feedback, the RV02B has really high feedback.
I edited my post on the questions you asked.

Yea the RV03 is smaller. Didn't know it had less fans tho & never trust newegg feedback. Most of those people don't know what they're talking about. The case could have a tiny scratch and they'd give it 1 egg...
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For the same price, definitly hd 6950.
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post #7 of 18
If its just for gaming get the 6950. If you want some CUDA accelerated goodness, then get the 560 Ti.
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raven3 is good, it's tight to work in but it's a good case to work in once you get the hang of it. Very good cable management.
Ah thanks, I'm kind of sold on the 02B though
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Originally Posted by F-U-B-A-R View Post
I edited my post on the questions you asked.

Yea the RV03 is smaller. Didn't know it had less fans tho & never trust newegg feedback. Most of those people don't know what they're talking about. The case could have a tiny scratch and they'd give it 1 egg...
Ah, thanks. Aha, I always read the reviews a little bit to get an idea of the problems encountered.
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For the same price, definitly hd 6950.
Yeah, I'm leaning that way. Thanks.
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If its just for gaming get the 6950. If you want some CUDA accelerated goodness, then get the 560 Ti.
Thanks, no CUDA for me. Just gaming, etc., cheers
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I am leaning towards the 6950.

And not because I have the same card and it's awesome. Lol.
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I am leaning towards the 6950.

And not because I have the same card and it's awesome. Lol.
Haha nice, how's the noise / temps under load? It's quieter than reference right?
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